Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati is among the most awaited movies of 2017. The movie stars Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in lead roles. While Shahid and Deepika are currently busy shooting, Ranveer Singh will join the crew in January.
Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone are busy shooting in full flow and are continuously doing night shifts. A source close to the film’s unit reported,
Sanjay Leela Bhansali is very happy with how the things are moving forward. The source further adds,[quote]”We were shooting a song sequence last night and both Shahid and Deepika were superb and the entire crew along with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali gave a standing ovation to the duo.”[/quote]
Shahid Kapoor is taking Padmavati very seriously. He has gotten so deep into the skin of the character, a close friend reveals he doesn’t answer his phone or messages for days on end.
Padmavati is one of the most ambitious projects for Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The period drama film stars Shahid Kapoor as Raja Ratan Singh Rawal of Chittor, Deepika as queen of Chittor, Rani Padmavati and Ranveer Singh as Allaudin Kjilji. Produced by SLB and Viacom Motion Pictures, Padmavati is slated for release on 17 Nov 2017. It is touted to be the most expensive film of Bollywood ever with the estimated budget of 175 crores.